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A New Orleans police car patrols Bourbon Road.

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A former New Orleans police officer is dealing with a federal cost associated to the alleged sexual assault of a sufferer, the Justice Division introduced on Thursday.

Whereas appearing in his function as a New Orleans police officer, 55-year-old Rodney Vicknair allegedly dedicated a civil rights violation when he sexually assaulted a sufferer (recognized solely as V1 in courtroom paperwork) two years in the past, the division mentioned.

Vicknair was charged via a invoice of knowledge, and he has been ordered to seem in courtroom on Oct. 7.

This isn’t the primary time allegations of this nature have been made towards Vicknair.

Final yr, the mom of a 14-year-old woman sued Vicknair, claiming he had raped her daughter.

In Could 2020, Vicknair, in his capability as an officer, transported the unnamed teen to the hospital to obtain an examination following a rape. Vicknair used this incident to groom the woman for months, solely to later rape the woman himself no less than two occasions, the mom alleges.

The lawsuit, filed in a U.S. District Courtroom in Louisiana, additionally states that Vicknair “had a protracted listing of citizen complaints of unprofessional and unlawful conduct.” The mom can be suing the town of New Orleans, partially, for maintaining Vicknair on the drive regardless of these considerations towards him, the lawsuit says.

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